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    The Word Works
    Tenth Gate Prize

    Deadline: July 15,2014
    Entry Fee: $25
    Website: http://www.wordworksbooks.org

    A prize of $1,000 and publication by the Word Works will be given annually for a poetry collection by a U.S. poet who has published two or more books. Leslie McGrath will judge. Submit a manuscript of 48 to 80 pages with a $25 entry fee by July 15. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

    The Word Works, Tenth Gate Prize, c/o Leslie McGrath, English Department, Diloreto 208B, Central Connecticut State University,1615 Stanley Street, New Britain, CT 06050.

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    Narrative
    Poetry Contest

    Deadline: July 20,2014
    Entry Fee: $22
    Website: http://www.narrativemagazine.com

    A prize of $1,500 and publication in Narrative is given annually for a poem or group of poems. The poetry editors will judge. Using the online submission system, submit up to five poems with a $22 entry fee by July 20. All entries are considered for publication. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Narrative, Poetry Contest,2443 Fillmore Street, #214, San Francisco, CA 94115. Tom Jenks, Editor.

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    Sixfold
    Short Story and Poetry Awards

    Deadline: July 24,2014
    Entry Fee: $3
    Website: http://www.sixfold.org
    E-mail address: sixfold@sixfold.org

    Two prizes of $1,000 each and publication in Sixfold are given quarterly for a short story and a group of poems. Using the online submission system, submit up to five poems totaling no more than 10 pages or up to 20 pages of prose with a $3 entry fee by July 24. Call, e-mail, or visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Sixfold, Short Story and Poetry Awards,28 Farm Field Ridge Road, Sandy Hook, CT 06482. (203) 491-0242. Garrett Doherty, Publisher.

  • Poemhunter Moderator (7/2/2014 9:47:00 AM) Post reply

    Crab Orchard Series in Poetry
    First Book Award

    Deadline: July 8,2014
    Entry Fee: $28
    Website: http://craborchardreview.siuc.edu/firstpo.html

    A prize of $2,500, publication by Southern Illinois University Press, and a $1,500 honorarium to give a reading at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale is given annually for a poetry collection. U.S. poets who have not published a book of poems of over 48 pages in an edition of over 500 copies are eligible. Brian Barker will judge. Using the online submission system, submit a manuscript of 50 to 75 pages with a $28 entry fee, which includes a subscription to Crab Orchard Review, between May 15 and July 8. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Crab Orchard Series in Poetry, First Book Award, English Department, Mail Code 4503,1000 Faner Drive, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL 62901. Jon Tribble, Series Editor.

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    New Guard
    Poetry and Fiction Contest

    Deadline: July 14,2014
    Entry Fee: $15
    Website: http://www.newguardreview.com
    E-mail address: info@newguardreview.com

    Two prizes of $1,000 each and publication in New Guard will be given annually for a poem and a short story or novel excerpt. Tim Seibles will judge in poetry and Joe Wenderoth will judge in fiction. Using the online submission system, submit three poems of up to 150 lines each or no more than 5,000 words of prose with a $15 entry fee by July 14. All entries will be considered for publication. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

    New Guard, Poetry and Fiction Contest, P.O. Box 866, Wells, ME 04094. Shanna McNair, Publisher.

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    Omnidawn Publishing
    First/Second Book Prize

    Deadline: July 15,2014
    Entry Fee: $27
    Website: http://www.omnidawn.com
    E-mail address: submissions@omnidawn.com

    A prize of $3,000, publication by Omnidawn Publishing, and 100 author copies is given annually for a first or second poetry collection. Timothy Donnelly will judge. Submit a manuscript of 40 to 120 pages with a $27 entry fee ($30 to receive a book from the Omnidawn catalogue) by July 15. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Omnidawn Publishing, First/Second Book Prize,1632 Elm Avenue, Richmond, CA 94590. (510) 237-5472. Rusty Morrison and Ken Keegan, Coeditors.

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    North Carolina Humanities Council
    Linda Flowers Literary Award

    Deadline: July 15,2014
    Website: http://www.nchumanities.org/content/2014-linda-flowers-award-details-and-guidelines
    E-mail address: dmcknight@nchumanities.org

    A prize of $500 and a weeklong residency at Weymouth Center for the Arts and Humanities in Southern Pines, North Carolina, is given annually for a work of poetry, fiction, or creative nonfiction that reflects the people and culture of North Carolina. Submit five copies of a poem or group of poems, a short story, or an essay of up to 2,500 words by July 15. There is no entry fee. Call, e-mail, or visit the website for complete guidelines.

    North Carolina Humanities Council, Linda Flowers Literary Award,122 North Elm Street, Suite 601, Greensboro, NC 27401. (336) 334-4770. Donovan McKnight, Program Officer.

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    Rattle
    Poetry Prize

    Deadline: July 15,2014
    Entry Fee: $20
    Website: http://www.rattle.com
    E-mail address: tim@rattle.com

    A prize of $5,000 and publication in Rattle is given annually for a poem. A Reader's Choice Award of $1,000 is also given to one of ten finalists. Submit up to four poems of any length with a $20 entry fee, which includes a subscription to Rattle, by July 15. All entries are considered for publication. Send an SASE, call, e-mail, or visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Rattle, Poetry Prize,12411 Ventura Boulevard, Studio City, CA 91604. (818) 505-6777. Timothy Green, Editor.

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    Fairy Tale Review
    Awards in Poetry and Prose

    Deadline: July 15,2014
    Entry Fee: $10
    Website: http://www.fairytalereview.com
    E-mail address: ftreditorial@gmail.com

    Two prizes of $1,000 each and publication in Fairy Tale Review will be given annually for a group of poems and a work of prose influenced by fairy tales. Ilya Kaminsky will judge in poetry, and Sarah Shun-lien Bynum will judge in prose. Submit up to five poems totaling no more than 10 pages or up to 8,000 words of fiction or nonfiction with a $10 entry fee by July 15. All entries will be considered for publication. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

    Fairy Tale Review, Awards in Poetry and Prose, c/o Kate Bernheimer, English Department, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721. Kate Bernheimer, Editor.

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    The Elmet Trust - Young People's Prize

    Closing date: 25th July 2014.
    Prizes: First prize in each category - £100, Runners up - £50
    Entry fee: Free.
    Judges: Katrina Naomi

    For further information please visit the website: theelmettrust.org/competitions

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